Michael Best Partner Sarah Flotte was quoted in Law360’s article, “How To Minimize Legal Risk When Firing Alleged Harassers” on March 16, 2018.
“Employers should review accused workers' contracts before firing them, but ending harassment should be their primary goal, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP partner Sarah Flotte said.
"You can't let your focus on the contract overcome the need to conduct a prompt and thorough investigation and deal with harassment in the workplace," Flotte said. She added that employers may still defend against contract claims without a conduct clause, such as by claiming a fired worker breached an implied term of their deal.”
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